jurat

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English[edit]

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Old French, from Latin iurāre, present active infinitive of iūrō (swear or take an oath).

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jurat (plural jurats)

  1. (law) The written statement by a notary public that he or she has administered and witnessed an oath or affirmation.
  2. (law) The written statement of a person that he or she has declared an oath or affirmation.
  3. A municipal official in the Cinque Ports or in certain French towns.
  4. (Channel Islands) A life magistrate.
    • 1974, GB Edwards, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, New York 2007, p. 179:
      The Jurat came of a good old Guernsey family which, in the Middle Ages, always had the sense to fight on the side paid best [...].

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin iūrātus, perfect passive participle of iūrō (swear or take an oath)

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jurat m (plural jurats)

  1. (historical) an officer of the court, in Medieval and pre-Medieval times

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Latin[edit]

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jūrat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of jūrō

Romanian[edit]

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jurat (past participle of jura)

  1. vowed, swore